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A drought is a period of below-average precipitation in a given region, resulting in prolonged ... If these factors do not support precipitation volumes sufficient to reach the ... Direct effects of...

Drought - Earth Facts and Information

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This can happen at any given time, even in winter time, however, for most droughts, they do occur during warmer or drier months. Droughts happen when ...

11 Facts About Droughts | DoSomething.org | Volunteer for Social ...

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In the United States, droughts are most likely to occur in the Midwest and the South ... DO IT. In the United States, droughts can have major impact on agriculture, ...

Where do droughts occur in the world? - Ask.com

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Because they are caused by a reduction in the normal amount of rainfall a region receives, droughts can occur anywhere on the planet. For example, some parts ...

drought Facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com articles ...

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A partial drought occurs when the average daily rainfall does not exceed .008 inch (.02 centimeter) during a 29-day period. An absolute drought occurs when ...

Guide: What is drought and how does it happen? - CBBC Newsround

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Nov 10, 2015 ... Newsround brings you a special programme on the drought in East Africa, but what does drought actually mean?

Causes of Drought

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National Drought Mitigation Center Website .... about this when we look at how drought affects our lives and what we can do to protect ourselves from drought.

How do droughts occur - eSchooltoday

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Droughts can occur when there is the lack of 'expected' precipitation (rain and snow). Note that we say 'expected' because the lack of rain alone does not mean  ...

About Droughts | Australian Government - Australian Emergency ...

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Droughts occur when there is not enough water to sustain people, plants and animals for an unusual period of time. Australia's last drought started in 2003 and  ...

Drought | Climate Education Modules for K-12

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Aug 13, 2013 ... Drought occurs when sufficient water needed to sustain an area is not available, ... Overfarming techniques do this as well as deforestation.

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USGS Where do droughts usually occur?

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Oct 9, 2007 ... In humid, or wet, regions, a drought of a few weeks is quickly reflected in a decrease in soil moisture and in declining flow in streams. People ...

drought - National Geographic Society

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Sep 18, 2013 ... Most droughts occur when regular weather patterns are interrupted, .... Its limitations are that it does not provide early warnings for drought and ...

Dry Times in North America : Feature Articles

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Where and how often do droughts typically occur, and with what intensity? And, perhaps most important, what causes them? The goal is to use these new data to  ...